Requirements

Before you install Uyuni for Retail, ensure your environment meets the minimum requirements. This section lists the requirements for the Uyuni for Retail installation. These requirements are in addition to the Uyuni requirements listed at installation:general-requirements.adoc.

Uyuni for Retail is tested on x86-64 architecture.

Server Requirements

Table 1. Hardware Requirements for Uyuni Server
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 4 dedicated 64-bit CPU cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 8 GB

Base Installation Minimum 16 GB

Production Server Minimum 32 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) 24 GB

/var/lib/pgsql Minimum 50 GB

/srv Minimum 50 GB

/var/spacewalk Minimum 50 GB per SUSE product and 360 GB per Red Hat product

Branch Server Requirements

Table 2. Hardware Requirements for Branch Server
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Minimum 2 dedicated 64-bit CPU cores

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 2 GB

Production Server Minimum 8 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) Minimum 24 GB

/srv Minimum 100 GB

/var/cache Minimum 100 GB

Build Host Requirements

Table 3. Hardware Requirements for Build Host
Hardware Recommended

CPU

Multi-core 64-bit CPU

RAM:

Test Server Minimum 2 GB

Production Server Minimum 4 GB

Disk Space:

/ (root) Minimum 24 GB

/var/lib/Kiwi Minimum 10 GB

Network Requirements

  • The Uyuni Server requires a reliable and fast WAN connection.

  • The branch server requires a reliable WAN connection, to reach the Uyuni Server.

  • If you are using a dedicated network, the branch server requires at least two network interfaces: one connected to the WAN with a reachable Uyuni Server, and one connected to the internal branch LAN.

  • Terminals require a LAN connection to the branch server network.

POS Terminal Requirements

Table 4. Hardware Requirements for Terminals
Hardware Recommended

RAM:

Minimum 1 GB for hosts that need to run OS images built with Kiwi (PXE booted or not)

Disk Space:

Disk space depends on size of the OS image

For more information on Uyuni for Retail POS terminals, see documentation on Uyuni Salt clients (client-configuration:client-config-overview.adoc).